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UFO sightings ever, while the Canadian former Minister of Defence, UFO encounters, the official stamp is “silence,” on the subject. So it is a good time to reflect on the “father of awareness of the alien encounter,” H.G. Wells.
Wells’ visions were astounding and the accuracy of his predictions are even more magnificent. Wells was a British writer (1866-1946) who, through his writing, foresaw world war, modern mechanized artillery, the use of poison gas as a weapon and the fall of the
British Empire. But UFO enthusiasts and believers might be more interested to reflect on an important aspect of Wells’ work. That Wells’ writings were the first step to wake up the world that we are not alone. In his novel, The
His book has been made into movies and radio plays many times but has always been altered to virtually unrecognizable. Now a new movie,
True Story, takes the unique approach to Wells’ first ever alien contact premise and treats the material as if it actually happened in the year 1900. The movie is presented as a straight up war docudrama — a war docudrama between Earth and invading aliens. War OF The Worlds The True Story has just been released on War Of The Worlds The True Story, “Highly recommended.” The Los Angeles Times said, “‘ War Of The Worlds The True Story‘ is clever like Wells. Hugely inventive and ambitious.”
Hollywood Reporter called the movie, “Impressive.” You Won Cannes said, “Ever since the 1953 movie adaptation of War Of The Worlds there have been numerous other translations of Wells’ novel, even a 1988 short lived TV series, but of all the ones I have seen the only two-yes, only two-I find worthy of repeated viewings is the ’53 Steven Rose Jr. of the Sacramento Examiner gave the movie 5 out of 5 stars and said, “‘The True Story‘ carries the suspense and drama of both the 1953 movie and Spielberg’s 2005 version but in a more realistic manner through its documentary style.”
Dirk Vander Ploeg - UFO DIGEST